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... their stone the furtherest. There was a kiwi competitor (photo included). Zug is famous for its cherry cake or better known as Zuger KirschTorte - a dessert that was often on the menu at the Mountain House.
We then went to Natur- Und Tierpark in Goldau. A great wildlife park with bears, raccoons and lots of other animals we have only seen on tv. The park had great childrens areas, one area had steam trains of all shapes and sizes.
... Netflix episode until eyes got sandy and - you know the drill by now - arms of Morpheus, etc.
Update on Van Gogh theft and mysterious man on plane. No further sightings of the man I'd seen at the Metropolitan and, later, on the plane, but I did discover more about the 2 paintings that were stolen, in a sudden, violent altercation at the service entrance of the Metropolitan Museum. Both paintings were by Vincent van Gogh - one - the "Portrait of Doctor Gachet", ...
... White Walkers & other crazies out ... oh, sorry ... wrong wall.
This was actually built in the 1300's as part of the defences of the city, and the covered bridges also formed part of this same system.
Being us, we found the steepest way to get up there and then proceeded to climb up each of the 3 towers that were open to the public. Well, there aren't any mountains nearby so we have to climb up something!
Left ourselves ...
... was carved around 1820 and commemorates the Swiss guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution. The latin scripture above it translates to: "to the loyalty and bravery of the Swiss".
We continued on up to one of the towers (I think there were 8) forming part of the old medieval wall of the city. On we went and noticed literally watch shop after watch shop, after watch shop.Tourists (perhaps more so Asians) are ...
... a spear and dying. Both a shield with the fleur-de-lis of the French monarchy and a shield with the coat of arms of Switzerland lay near the lion. Below the lion, the names of the officers and the approximate number of soldiers who died and survived in the massacre are carved into the sandstone. Some sources say that the sculptor wasn’t paid, so he carved the cave around the lion in the shape of a pig as revenge for not getting ...